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Contract Type:Permanent Contract
Salary or training bursary: Competitive
Open to all
Apply by:12/12/2021 - 17:00

Junior Production Management Assistant

Want to join the production team at the BBC’s creative agency? Check out the details of this opportunity below!

BBC Creative is the BBC’s in-house creative agency. They are responsible for all the BBC’s Marketing and Branding – all designed to ensure audiences love & value the BBC and appreciate its unique role in British culture. They are now 5 years old and are proud to have won countless creative awards, including Cannes Gold Lions and D&AD Yellow Pencils and in 2019 won both Promax’s Creative Agency of the Year and the Rose’s Agency of the Year for the Salford team.

The Junior Production Management Assistant provides administrative support to the production team/s, in order to ensure the smooth and efficient running of productions.


  • Provides administrative support for the production during various stages of the process.
  • Assists the Production Coordinator (or equivalent) in the preparation and subsequent communication of production information
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the production office, acting as a key point of contact on the production
  • Ensures compliance with BBC policies and guidelines, in order to minimise the BBC’s exposure to risk, escalating any issues promptly
  • Supports the production management team using specialist skills, such as working in a studio, working on location and planning/coordinating background action where necessary
  • Responsible for escalating any operational issues to the Production Coordinator or Manager, where necessary
  • Responsible for delivering value for money in the role through effective and efficient management of time and resources
  • Assists in the processes of fully and accurately capturing and managing metadata in line with BBC guidelines and policies
  • Collates accurate information required for ensuring all deliverables are available in a timely manner to fulfil the commission and that post-production documentation is complete and accurate
  • Always maintain a safe and healthy working environment, escalating any issues or areas of concern
  • Responsible for coordinating the administration of team IT requests and user administration including joiner, movers and leavers, along with systems access and record keeping
  • Contributing to, and helping to implement, practical actions to reduce environmental impact throughout production

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Demonstrates interest in the BBC and the wider industry
  • Awareness of multi-platform production/content
  • Able to use systems and adopt new technologies
  • Able to manage interpersonal relationships effectively and work collaboratively within a diverse team
  • Interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to establish and maintain effective relations with a wide range of contacts
  • Experience of working in a pressurised and challenging environment
  • Demonstrates strong organisational and planning skills and manages conflicting demands to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use own initiative with confidence, using judgement to escalate where necessary
  • Able to consider and propose new ways of working to improve existing processes
  • Demonstrates business and finance skills – able to understand and work with budgets


  • Able to influence and motivate others

To apply

  • Log in to your Creative Access account or register today to apply for this opportunity
  • Upload your CV, cover letter as ONE document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Once submitted, applications are final
  • Do not contact the company directly
  • Please email any queries about this role to Creative Access at this address: [email protected]

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.